Career Opportunity

Community Punch Technician

New Orleans, Louisiana

Career Description

Columbia Residential is looking for a Community Punch Technician to become a part of our team located at 1400 Milton Street, New Orleans, LA 70122! As a member of the Columbia Residential family, you will become an integral contributor to fulfilling the mission and vision of the company.

  • Position Summary:
    The Community Punch Technician is responsible for vacant
    apartment turn to include:
  • Turnkey operations, punch items, preventative maintenance, and quality control of outside
  • Schedule vendors to complete turnkey operations.
  • Ensure timely completion vacant unit turns
  • Provide guidance to community management staff on maintenance related issues as needed
  • Resolve complex issues as it relates to maintenance work orders
  • Must be hands-on; assist in the completion of work orders
  • Identify areas in need of improvement and make recommendations
  •  Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects, able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Various tasks as it relates to maintenance operations
  • Weekend work required
  • Will be in rotation for On-Call Duty

Job Requirements:

  • HS Diploma, GED or equivalent. Technical school preferred but not required
  •  Minimum 1-year previous maintenance experience
  •  Must have own tools
  • Must maintain a reliable vehicle
  • Must have strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions for extended periods
    of time

Position Qualifications:


  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) for consideration
  • Trade School preferred

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • All other certifications required by state and federal law

Other Requirements:

  • Complete in-house training within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to the outdoor environment; level of noise when using power tools.
  • Must understand the Company’s safety standards to include proper lifting techniques, proper use of equipment, OSHA and MSDS.
  • Must complete all safety training and wear safety equipment as applicable.
  • Must be able to work overtime and on-call schedule when needed. While on-call, must be able to respond to emergency calls within 15 minutes and be on premises of assigned apartment community within 30 minutes to complete resident/management requests.
  • Enjoy the work you do; demonstrates a pleasant professional demeanor and show a desire for success.
  • Exhibit behavior that is consistent with the Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values of the Company; make working environment enjoyable for self and others.

Our Company Culture is Represented By These Core Values
Columbia Residential is the leading property management and Development Company in this region, specializing in the low affordable market. Our Mission Statement is:

  • To provide quality, safe, and affordable housing for low and moderate income families.
  • To provide an environment for its team members to excel and to be recognized and rewarded for their accomplishments.
  • To provide the principals and partners a fair return on their efforts and investments.

As a growing company with more than 50 communities in the Atlanta, GA area, we are always looking to add professional and superior Community Service Technicians to our service team to align with our Mission Statement and Core Values for the communities we serve.

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Character

If these Core Values are part of your attributes, we welcome you to join Columbia Residential!

Flexible Benefits Options

Because we know that compensation is not your only consideration when making a career decision, Columbia Residential offers a rich and competitive benefits package to our team members.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Performance-based Bonus Program
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off (including your birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Referral Program
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